Del Mar Stable News

These news articles are specific to the Backside including Stable Notes and other race-related stories. For official Press Releases and announcements, you can read our News & Press Releases.

Stable Notes Day 25

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch FIELD OF ELEVEN ENTERED IN TVG PACIFIC CLASSIC; DRAW TONIGHT Defending champion Game On Dude and undefeated Shared Belief top a field of 11 entered Wednesday morning in Sunday’s $1 million TVG...

Judy The Beauty Wins Rancho Bernardo 'Cap

Sunday, August 17th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Ultra consistent Judy the Beauty, considered by many observors the best female sprinter in the country, lived up to her reputation Sunday with a dominating victory in the featured Grade III $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap....

Stable Notes Day 24

Sunday, August 17th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch PACIFIC CLASSIC WATCH, FINAL EDITION, ONE WEEK OUT Irish Surf, a romping 8 ½-length winner in the 1 1/2 –mile Cougar II Handicap on July 25, put in a final work Sunday...

Personal Diary, Nakatani Win Grade I Del Mar Oaks

Saturday, August 16th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Out of action for the previous three days while battling the flu, jockey Corey Nakatani emerged from his sick bed for a single mount Saturday and he didn’t squander the opportunity, guiding 9-1 Personal Diary...

Stable Notes Day 23

Saturday, August 16th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch RENEESGOTZIP LOOKS REVVED UP FOR RANCHO BERNARDO Reneesgotzip will put a perfect record at Del Mar on the line when she defends her title in the $150,000 Grade III Rancho Bernardo Handicap...

Istanford Romps in Sandy Blue Handicap

Friday, August 15th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Fresh from a romping triumph in the San Clemente Handicap, Istanford was installed the 6-5 favorite Friday in the $96,350 Sandy Blue Handicap and didn’t disappoint her followers, cruising to another wire-to-wire victory under jockey...

Stable Notes Day 22

Friday, August 15th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch CLEMENT AND COMPANY EYE OAKS REPEAT WITH SEA QUEEN A year ago Christophe Lorieul, assistant to trainer Christophe Clement, journeyed West from their New York headquarters with 3-year-old filly Discreet Marq and...

Tyler Baze Achieves 2,000-Win Milestone

Thursday, August 14th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Stuck at 1,999 wins and mired in an 0-46 slump, jockey Tyler Baze broke through for his milestone 2,000th career victory by guiding 2-1 favored Kate’s Event to an easy triumph in the third race...

Stable Notes Day 21

Thursday, August 14th, 2014   (6 years ago)
By Hank Wesch IMPERATIVE JOINS THE RANKS OF PACIFIC CLASSIC CONTENDERS Imperative, owned by KM Racing Enterprises Inc. and trained by George Papaprodromou, has been nominated for and is being prepared to run in the...

Sea Queen Faces Nine in Grade I Del Mar Oaks

Thursday, August 14th, 2014   (6 years ago)
Stonetower Stable’s highly-regarded Sea Queen, fresh from a bang-up second in the Grade I Belmont Oaks at Belmont Park in New York, heads a field of ten talented three-year-old fillies Saturday in the 58th running...